The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2013 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
North West / Cheshire
Rank 50 72 67
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 0.91% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.94% 4.25% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +84.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% -40.00%  

Exchange Server 2013 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 72 212 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.56% 21.48% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 116 60
Median daily rate £365 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £261 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Exchange Server 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Exchange Server 2013 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2013 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2013 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Server 2013 in Cheshire

Exchange Server 2013
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
Exchange Server 2013
North West

Exchange Server 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2013 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2013.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Splunk
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (60.00%) Trustwave
3 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS

Exchange Server 2013
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Messaging Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (60.00%) Splunk
3 3 (60.00%) Trustwave
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds